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Someone built a “Choose Your Own Adventure” game out of Twitter accounts, and it’s surprisingly cool - Quartz

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It’s quite clever, if not a little frustrating. The first time I played, I was killed almost instantly. After playing several times, I only managed to survive to the end once, and even then was left alone, cowering in my own shame—which is arguably a worse outcome than dying earlier in the game.

For those who read the books as kids, playing the Twitter version offers a nice nostalgic trip. Tech-driven interactivity has come a long way since the books debuted in 1979, but Twitter’s simple medium lends to the throw-back feel.

The game was met with praise on Twitter. At the time of publishing, Eden’s original tweet had 5,000 retweets and 2,500 favorites.

Eden also wrote a blog post detailing how he made the game. Apparently, it was inspired by the horror novel “The Wanderer” by Timothy J. Jarvis, which I can only imagine is as dark and unnerving as Eden’s game.

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